PhD in Ecology and Environmental Health

General

Program Description

Degree / Duration / ECTS

3rd (Doctorate) / 3 years (1 year: curricular plan; 2 years: thesis preparation)

Coordination:

Prof. Nelson Barros (nelson@ufp.edu.pt)

The Doctoral Programme is related to the course’s teaching staff’s national and international research projects that have resulted in a considerable number of scientific articles.

Admissions Conditions

  • 1.1. General conditions:

According to nr. 1 of article 2 of UFP’s Doctoral’s Regulation nr. 306/2008, of the 9th of June, the following can apply to this cycle of studies:

  • 1.1.1. Applicants with a master degree or legal equivalent;
  • 1.1.2. Applicants with an undergraduate degree, that have scholarly or scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as bestowing capacity to complete this cycle of studies by the executive council of the Post-graduate Studies and Investigation School, from on now, designated as CEPI;
  • 1.1.3. Applicants with a scholarly, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognized as bestowing capacity to complete this cycle of studies by CEPI
  • 1.2. Specific conditions:
  • 1.2.2. Doctoral programme in Ecology and Environmental Health: applicants must have a master degree in one of the following areas: Environment; Biology; Health Sciences or Chemistry.

Study plan

1st year, 1st Semester

  • Environment and Human Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Statistical Methods and Experimental Planning
  • Dissertation Project I
  • Research Seminar I
  • Toxicology

1st year, 2nd Semester

  • Ecology and Human Health
  • Research Seminar II
  • Dissertation Project II

2nd and 3rd years

  • Thesis preparation
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